Archive | March, 2013

NBA attendance in 2013 -The leaders and the records as of March 22, 2013

March 23, 2013

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See updated 2014-2015 attendance https://dilemma-x.net/2015/04/16/nba-final-2014-2015-season-attendance/ NBA attendance in 2013 -The leaders and the records NBA attendance doesn’t always match the records as can be seen in Atlanta and Charlotte. As of Friday, March 22, 2013 Atlanta is 5th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 38-31 Charlotte is in last place in the Eastern […]

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BRICS Development Bank expected to improve cooperation: Brazilian envoy

March 22, 2013

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BRICS Development Bank expected to improve cooperation: Brazilian envoy Xinhua ADDIS ABABA — Establishing a Development Bank of BRICS to enhance cooperation is eye-catching at the March 26 summit of the five emerging economies in Durban, South Africa, according to Isabel Christina Heyvaert, Brazilian ambassador to Ethiopia. In an exclusive interview with Xinhua on Thursday, […]

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Scotland to hold a referendum on independence from the United Kingdom on September 18, 2014

March 21, 2013

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Scotland to hold a referendum on independence from the United Kingdom on September 18, 2014 Xinhua EDINBURGH — Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond on Thursday announced the independence referendum for Scotland would be held on Sept. 18, 2014 to decide whether Scotland should be an independent country. In a statement to the Scottish Parliament, Salmond […]

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Zimbabwe: Referendum on Constitution approved and government in Europe?

March 20, 2013

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Zimbabwe: Referendum on constitution approved Reuters, AFP Some 95 percent of the people who voted have approved changes to the constitution in Zimbabwe. The vote opens the way to elections later this year. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission reported Tuesday 3,079,966 voters were in favor of the new constitution and 179,489 were against. The official turnout […]

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Australia: Melbourne plans tallest building in southern hemisphere at 1,280 ft (388m)

March 19, 2013

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Australia: Melbourne plans tallest building in southern hemisphere at 1,280 ft (388m) AFP MELBOURNE- Australia’s second-largest city Melbourne could possibly have the tallest building in the southern hemisphere after approval Monday for a new 388-metre (1,280 foot) apartment and hotel complex. The Victorian state government said Australia 108 would become the world’s 19th tallest building […]

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National railways of Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania sign agreement to transport goods and passengers between the countries

March 16, 2013

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National railways of Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania sign agreement to transport goods and passengers between the countries By Maimbolwa Mulikelela Time of Zambia TANZANIA Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) and Societe Nationale Des Chemins De Fer Du Congo Sarl (SNCC) have signed an agreement to harmonize operations among the […]

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China National Petroleum Corp. will spend $4.2 billion for a stake in Italy’s Eni SpA (ENI)’s natural-gas field in Mozambique

March 15, 2013

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China National Petroleum Corp., the country’s largest oil producer, will spend $4.2 billion for a stake in Italy’s Eni SpA (ENI)’s African natural-gas assets BEIJING (AP) — Italian oil producer ENI says it has sold a 20 percent stake in a gas field in Mozambique in southern Africa to China’s biggest state-owned energy company for […]

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U.S. Census Bureau releases 2012 population estimates for states, counties and metropolitan areas

March 14, 2013

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U.S. Census Bureau releases 2012 population estimates for states, counties and metropolitan areas Dilemma X The U.S. Census Bureau has released its latest population estimates for states, counties and metropolitan areas. Dilemma X has shared selected data for: states, various counties and various metropolitan areas. Metropolitan statistical areas and their larger Combined Statistical Areas are […]

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Italian-Argentinian Jorge Mario Bergoglio becomes Pope Francis I- Is this really a break from the Catholic tradition of Popes?

March 13, 2013

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Italian-Argentinian Jorge Mario Bergoglio becomes Pope Francis I Argentinian cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the first ever pope from the Americas in the history of the Catholic Christian Church, taking the papal name of Francis I IANS VATICAN CITY- Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina was Wednesday night elected the Catholic Church’s the 266th Pope. […]

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North Korea confirms end of war armistice- Will there ever be a Korean reunification like Germany’s?

March 13, 2013

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North Korea confirms end of war armistice By Lim Chang-Won | AFP North Korea confirmed Wednesday that it had shredded the 60-year-old armistice ending the Korean War, and warned that the next step was an act of “merciless” military retaliation against its enemies. A lengthy statement by the North’s armed forces ministry added to the […]

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